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Challenge of Third World Development, The, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By Howard Handelman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 1, 2012

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The Challenge of Third World Development examines political, economic, and social change in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.


Exploring common issues and problems in these regions, this text helps students grasp the structural dynamics and human stories behind development. Accessibly written for students of any social science background, The Challenge of Third World Development immerses readers in issues like democratization, global warming, and women’s changing roles and encourages them to understand what drives these issues at an individual, national, and global level.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Understanding Underdevelopment

Chapter 2. Democratic Change and the Change to Democracy

Chapter 3. Religion and Politics

Chapter 4. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism and Ethnic Conflict

Chapter 5. Women and Development

Chapter 6. Agrarian Reform and the Politics of Rural Change

Chapter 7. Rapid Urbanization and the Politics of the Urban Poor

Chapter 8. Revolutionary Change

Chapter 9. Soldiers and Politics

Chapter 10. The Political Economy of Third World Development

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$39.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-85467-7